School of Law
  

Undergraduate Courses

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Our law degrees include the LLB and a variety of BAs which offer you the opportunity to combine core legal subjects with some modules in non-law areas.

Teaching is primarily by lecture and tutorial class, but some modules are taught by discussion groups and seminars. You can also take part in our Skillegal Programme, which is a series of workshops on skills such as presentation, communication and negotiation.

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Student societies

The school is home to a number of law-related societies, catering for a wide variety of activities. All of these societies are run by current students from the school, elected to committee by their fellow students.
 
 

Undergraduate degree courses

We offer the following undergraduate degree programmes:

Law BA

This qualifying law degree thoroughly covers the foundations of English law and lets you choose optional modules from different subjects outside of the school.

Law LLB

This qualifying law degree thoroughly covers the foundations of English law through core modules covering tort, trusts, contract law, public law, criminal law, EU law and land law.
 

Law with French and French Law BA

Incorporating a year studying abroad, BA Law with French and French Law will provide you with a legal qualification based on English law, as well as an in-depth understanding of French law.

Law with German and German Law BA

Incorporating a year studying abroad, BA Law with German and German Law will provide you with a legal qualification based on English law as well as an in-depth understanding of German law.

Law with Spanish and Spanish Law BA

Incorporating a year studying abroad, BA Law with Spanish and Spanish Law will provide you with a legal qualification based on English law as well as an in-depth understanding of Spanish law.
 

Study abroad options

We also have a variety of study abroad options. Students on the BA or LLB Law degree courses can apply to transfer to one of our four-year law degree programmes.

The practice is to transfer a select number of students who have successfully completed their first year of study. If you are successful, you will spend your third year studying at an overseas university. The courses available are:

 

Qualifying for professional practice

All our degrees are Qualifying Law Degrees allowing exemption from the whole of the Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) of the Law Society and the Bar.

Graduates wishing to qualify as barristers or solicitors may proceed directly to the vocational stage of legal training - for solicitors, the Legal Practice Course, and for barristers, the Bar Professional Training Course. A number of institutions offering these courses guarantee a place for Nottingham graduates with at least a 2:2 degree.

Overseas practice

Law graduates from the University of Nottingham may be eligible to practise overseas including in Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Singapore, where admission to the Bar (or equivalent) can be attained subject to meeting the jurisdictions' conditions.

 

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The cases we study in tort and contract all pertain to real life situations and allow you to better understand the intricacies of legal principles. The professors are also charismatic and manage to capture our interest even when explaining difficult concepts.
Ian Chu, LLB Law
 

 

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